Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indicated that she had met with a group of young people about the pro-democracy protests gripping the city, and that’s indeed a positive development. Lam’s attempt to explain the government’s position at the Monday meeting, though it was closed-door and unannounced, sends a signal
Chaotic scenes continue to prevail in Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub witnessed its 15th consecutive weekend of unrest on Sunday and this raises a key question on when will it all end.
It began with a few notes of warbling violin. A man with a harmonica and a backward baseball cap joined in. And then hundreds of voices joined in song on Friday at Hong Kong’s Science Park,
The point of the narrative about Hong Kong and it’s healthcare is lost on me. Perhaps it is my warped perspective that doesn’t allow me to see the coherence of the flow of thought in the ensuing paragraphs (‘Hong Kong’s trauma – with pain and loss – is deep’, Aug. 19, Gulf Today). The author simultaneously says
Truly, the UAE looks after its citizens with an intensity rarely seen in other countries. It has considerably raised the bar for the welfare and wellbeing of its people.
Countries around the world are agonising over new coronavirus curbs ahead of Christmas and other holidays as global infections approach 60 million. It’s going to be a totally different ‘festive’ season this time – without some of the traditional
Many of my fellow Democrats have spent the past four weeks aghast at the reality that more than 73 million of our co-citizens saw fit to vote for the reelection of Donald Trump. “How could they do that?” we ask. After four years of his presidency,